Following the premiere of the highly anticipated Disney live action movie, “Mulan”, Crystal Liu Yifei have been receiving much attention in China for her role as the leading heroine of the movie. Her stunt double also seen her popularity skyrocket as a result.
Chinese netizens on Weibo have been raving over her stunt double recently, as her beauty made her bear uncanny resemblance to the Liu Yifei herself.
In Mulan’s heroine attire, some C-netizens felt that her beauty matched up to Liu Yifei’s, as they mistook her for the actress in this photo!
The two ladies appear very similar in physique and height. They also share beautiful and delicate facial features. Liu Yifei also appeared to be on very good terms with her stunt double, as both even took cheek-to-cheek selfies together.
In their photo together, Liu Yifei even took the initiative to give her stunt double a lovely warm and friendly hug.
Liu Yifei posed with her stunt double
Chinese netizens also commented saying, “It turns out that only beautiful women other beautiful women can play in the same movie together.”
“This jiejie is too beautiful, and she is good at acting out fighting scenes too, I really like people who are so beautiful and simultaneously good at acting out fight scenes, love her~”
Her stunt double is also a seemingly righteous and loyal friend, as she personally spoke up for Liu Yifei when the actress received criticism for having many substitute actresses. In response to the backlash, her stunt double immediately spoke up for Liu Yifei on her personal account, claiming that Liu Yifei did indeed have four substitutes, but three of them were “light substitutes” who only stepped in to take scenes from a far distance. All dialogues were in her words, performed by Liu Yifei herself. She also openly voiced her admiration for Liu Yifei’s seriousness and dedication towards her role.
Liu Yifei was also extremely spontaneous to take on the role for the film. When Disney announced that the role of Mulan was open for casting, auditions were open for actresses from all over the world. Liu Yifei took the initiative to fly from Beijing to Los Angeles to meet-up with the director for an audition.
Following the premiere of the movie, Liu Yifei was also extremely courteous and thanked the film crew for the opportunity and their support.
The director and crew members also voiced their admiration for Liu Yifei, with the former praising her as an actresses who possessed the spirit of a warrior.
Throughout filming Liu Yifei had never once express her exhaustion, similar to the powerful heroine that she portrayed – she is a tough woman indeed!
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